1. Sarah McLachlan, Mary J. Blige To Headline 2010 Lilith Tour

    December 10, 2009 1:21 PM EST 0 0 0 S arah McLachlan will headline the main stage at Lilith 2010, the reborn touring music festival which highlights women in music that she co-founded in the 1997. Among the artists joining Mclachlan on the road will be Mary J. Blige , Sheryl Crow , Er ...

  2. Chart Beat Wednesday: Britney By The Numbers

    October 14, 2009 5:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 '3' IS THE NEW 1: As previously reported , Britney Spears ' "3" rockets onto the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1. The song's arrival at the summit marks just the 15th song in the Hot 100's history to open at No. 1: Sept ...

  3. Backwards Bullets: July 21, 1990

    July 21, 2009 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Each Tuesday, we revisit Billboard's archives for a look at what notable titles were climbing the charts on this date. This week, we travel back to the July 21, 1990, issue. 'LOVE' AT FIRST 'VISION': While the Billboard Hot ...

  4. Lucky Dube Murderers Get Life In Prison

    April 02, 2009 7:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three men have been sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering South African reggae star Lucky Dube in 2007, SAPA news agency reported on Thursday. Dube, 43, was killed in a botched carjacking in October 2007. Dube recorded more than 20 albums and ...

  5. Lucky Dube Killers Found Guilty

    March 31, 2009 11:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 Three men accused of murdering South African reggae star Lucky Dube in 2007 have been found guilty, Talk Radio 702 reported on Tuesday. Two of the accused attempted to escape earlier on Tuesday, but were caught and brought back to court to hear the ...

  6. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse in ...

  7. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>An early collection of Shania Twain's work - recorded when she was still billing herself Eilleen Shania Twain - is released by Jomato Records. The set, "Beginnings (1989-90)," predates t 2002 - Oasis is force ...

  8. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rock band Powderfinger dominates the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association awards with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - ...

  9. Gabriel Has A 'Ball' With Long-Gestating Album

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's taken 15 years, but Peter Gabriel has finally completed the "Big Blue Ball" album, a multi-artist project that started during a series of sessions at his Real World studios in the early 1990s. It's taken 15 years, but Peter ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Severe throat pain suffered by Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno scotches the band's hometown appearance in Sacramento, Calif. Doctors order the singer _ who at one point is unable to sp 2005 - Not even the Man of Stee ...

  11. This Day in Music

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Sunny skies and a mellow vibe accompany the launch in Portland, Ore., of the second annual Lilith Fair. Special guest Sinead O'Connor opens the day with a handful of songs, stirring up t 2003 - It is announced by his f ...

  12. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>A small but enthusiastic audience turns out to see vocalist Patti Page in a special concert at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Celebrating the release of a new album, "Brand New Tennessee 2005 - A 3 to 1 move on Bil ...

  13. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Georgia rockers Third Day take top honors at the 32nd annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards, presented at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. The act wins five honors: rock recorded song, 2005 - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-y ...

  14. Chart Beat Chat

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred chats with readers about favorite songs, originals vs. covers and more. ALL IN THE FAMILY Dear Fred, I have loved your column for years now, but [last week] was the first time that I got goose bumps from reading it. As you know, music can have ...

  15. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of ...

  16. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin executive editor Craig Marks. Manson's action is in response to a multimillion-dollar suit Marks filed the month before 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Co ...

  17. Perry Pacts With O'Connor, Clinton On New CD

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lee "Scratch" Perry's 2005 international release, "Panic in Babylon," will see a spring U.S. release that adds duets with Sinead O'Connor and George Clinton and remixes from Moby and TV On The Radio. Reggae icon Lee &qu ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>James Louis "J.J." Johnson, the father of modern jazz trombone, dies at home in Indianapolis of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been suffering from prostate cancer. He i 2004 - One of the most res ...

  19. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) launches its "Los Premios De Oro Y Platino" certification program for Spanish-language product at the Raleigh Hotel in Miami Beach, F 2004 - "The Lord of t ...

  20. Billboard Bits: Sinead O'Connor, Sting, Matisyahu

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Sinead O'Connor, Sting, Matisyahu Sinead O'Connor closed out her first batch of North American shows in support of her new album, "Throw Down Your Arms," Friday with a little help from one of her heroes: reggae icon Burni ...

  21. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Kylie Minogue takes three awards and performs at the first Italian Dance Awards, held at the Alcatraz Club in Milan. She wins for best foreign dance artists, and her chart-topping track 2003 - MTV gives viewers a glimpse in ...

  22. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>An early collection of Shania Twain's work - recorded when she was still billing herself Eilleen Shania Twain - is released by Jomato Records. The set, "Beginnings (1989-90)," predates t 2002 - Oasis is force ...

  23. SINEAD O'CONNOR, "Throw Down Your Arms"

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Whether you love her for creating some of the most challenging pop music in the last 20 years or hate her for ripping up a picture of the Pope on "Satuday Night Live," you can't say that Sinead O'Conn Whether you love her for cre ...

  24. OnTV

    October 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 31 "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Midtown. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured artists: Damian "Junior Gong" Marley, Ozzy Osbourne (al ...

  25. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Rock band Powderfinger dominates the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association awards with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - ...

  26. O'Connor Returns With Reggae On New Album

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After announcing her retirement from music in 2003, Sinead O'Connor will return this fall with a new album, "Throw Down Your Arms." After announcing her retirement from music in 2003, Sinead O'Connor will return this fall with a ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Eagle-Eye Cherry, son of jazz artist Don Cherry and brother of singer Neneh Cherry, releases his debut set "Desireless."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Gospel singer O&# ...

  28. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Rock drummer Tommy Lee is congratulated by a judge for abstaining from drugs and alcohol while on probation for spousal abuse. As wife Pamela Anderson Lee looks on, the former Motley Cru 2001 - Gravediggaz rapper Too Poetic ...

  29. LaVette Taps Female Tunesmiths For Comeback

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Armed with a cache of proven songs, soul singer Bettye LaVette is aiming to make a comeback with her Anti- Records debut, "I've Got My Own Hell To Raise." Armed with a cache of proven songs, soul singer Bettye LaVette is aiming to mak ...

  30. This Day in Music

    June 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>It is announced by his family that Ricardo Cane, singer of Afro-Cuban rumba band Los Munequitos de Matanzas, died earlier in the month of a heart condition in his hometown of Matanzas, C 2003 - It is announced by his family ...

  31. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is comp ...

  32. This Day in Music

    May 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for "accessing a Web site containing child abuse images" in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on sus 2003 - London's ...

  33. Patti Smith To Headline Meltdown Festival

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from June 11-26. Patti Smith will headline this summer's Meltdown Festival at London's South Bank Centre, which will run from ...

  34. Collaborations Highlight Fifth Jammy Awards

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held last night (April 26) at New York's Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held la ...

  35. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Rappers Eminem and Nas receive awards for youth empowerment and community development at the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network's (HSAN) Detroit even. Eminem is honored with HSAN's outstandin 2003 - Rappers Eminem and ...

  36. O'Connor To Make Rare Appearance At Jammys

    April 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 O'Connor's performance with reggae legend Burning Spear will constitute her first on-stage appearance in New York in more than five years. Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor will make a rare live appearance April 26 at the fifth annual Ja ...

  37. O'Connor Recording Reggae In Kingston

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor is in Jamaica recording a reggae album with some of the country's leading musicians. The artist has been in Kingston since last week working on tracks for the album, co- Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor is ...

  38. Billboard Bits: Sinead O'Connor, dB's, ATHfest

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Sinead O'Connor, dB's, ATHfest Musical pairings from throughout Irish vocalist Sinead O'Connor's career have been compiled for "Collaborations," due June 21 via Capitol/EMI. The 17-track collection is highlighte ...

  39. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brow ...

  40. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s underground rock scene, the Meat Puppets, are honored with the Rykodisc release of "Classic Puppets," a retrospective featuring 2004 - One of the most resp ...

  41. This Day in Music

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>"The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" takes home the awards in both musical categories of the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Composer Howard Shore wins the best origi 2004 - "The Lord of t ...

  42. TunesOnTV

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Dec. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 6 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Rascal Flatts (also scheduled: Andy Garcia). "100% Usher," Fuse Featured artist: Usher. &qu ...

  43. Sinead O'Connor Pleads For Privacy

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sinead O'Connor asked the media to leave her alone by taking out a full-page ad in today's (Sept. 28) edition of the Irish Examiner. Sinead O'Connor asked the media to leave her alone by taking out a full-page ad in today's (Sept ...

  44. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Aug. 23-29)

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Aug. 23-29) No lie: I woke up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday to watch dressage . OK, OK... It was a hungry baby that woke me up, but I was quite glad that she did. Because I w ...

  45. 29TunesOnTV

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 12-18, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 12 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Monica (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest, ...

  46. This Day in Music

    December 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Electronica maven Moby (Richard Melville Hall) is assaulted following a show at Boston's Paradise Club. In posts on his website, Moby claims to have been attacked by three assailants wit 2002 - Electronica maven Moby ( ...

  47. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl. 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour ...

  48. Hot Product

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dolly Parton I Am 'Woman' The career of Dolly Parton will be celebrated in grand fashion this week with Sugar Hill's all-star, all female tribute album "Just Because I'm a Woman." The collection features Parton's s ...

  49. Life for Rent

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One of the coolest things about Dido's 1999 debut disc, "No Angel," is that it seemed to leave listeners feeling somewhat indifferent initially, only to completely steal your heart after a few more sp One of the coolest things about D ...

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